Infertility News

Date Posted
Article Title
5/27/2004
Sperm: How Old Is Too Old?

Researchers say frozen samples can remain viable for generations

5/25/2004
Baby Born From Sperm Frozen 21 Years

British report what could be a world record for sperm cryopreservation

5/12/2004
Frozen Sperm As Good As Fresh

Both work equally well with in vitro fertilization, study reports

5/11/2004
More Than 4 Percent of Young Americans Infected With Chlamydia

And many don't know they have the disease that can cause infertility

5/4/2004
'Tissue Typing' Used on Embryos Ready for In Vitro Fertilization

Technique helps select embryos that could be donor for a child in need of stem cells

4/29/2004
Fertility Supplement Shows Promise

Study found a third of women having difficulty conceiving became pregnant

4/28/2004
Chlamydia Linked to Infertility in Men

First time this STD has been connected with problem in males

4/14/2004
Fewer Women Having Triplets or More

Fewer embryo transfers and improving IVF technology cited

3/10/2004
Women May Not Have Fixed Number of Eggs

Mouse study could lead to breakthroughs in infertility treatments

3/8/2004
Embryo Produced From Frozen Ovarian Tissue

Major step toward enabling cancer victims to get pregnant

2/11/2004
Smoking Damages Reproductive Health

Report finds pervasive effects on men, women and babies

1/26/2004
In Vitro Mice Develop Mental Problems

Study ties problem to embryos being cultured longer

1/23/2004
Test-Tube Babies at Higher Risk at Birth

Study finds problem especially acute among singletons

12/10/2003
Stem Cells Coaxed Into Sperm

New procedure may someday aid in treating male infertility

10/30/2003
Long Time to Conception Tied to Birthing Problems

Study finds risk with those delivering naturally and with fertility treatment

10/14/2003
New Fertility Technique Raises Eyebrows

Procedure discouraged in U.S. stops short of cloning

8/21/2003
Protein Offers Clue to Male Infertility

Scientists identify key sperm protein needed for fertilization

7/10/2003
A Gene Behind Both Infertility and Contraception

Study finds it controls regular release of eggs

7/7/2003
Abstinence Does Not Make Sperm Grow Stronger

Avoiding sex doesn't help men pack more fertility punch, study finds

7/2/2003
Womb Transplants Succeed in Mice

Swedish research may hold future hope for infertile women

7/1/2003
Storing Sperm at Home

New air-drying technique could revolutionize storage

6/27/2003
New Link to Infertility Found

Lack of certain molecules in some women with endometriosis causes problems

6/18/2003
Pesticides Tied To Semen Trouble

Three chemicals affect quality, but impact on fertility unclear

6/4/2003
Single Egg Implant Still Carries Risk of Twins

Procedure to cut down on multiple births doesn't eliminate them

6/2/2003
Sperm Defects May Explain Some Miscarriages

Finding first to prove what doctors have suspected

6/2/2003
Pediatricians Raise Concern About Plastic Softener

Call for more research into exposure to phthalates, a chemical used in kids' toys

5/29/2003
Study Questions Popular Fertility Surgery for Men

Says it doesn't work, but other experts rally behind blood vessel procedure

5/1/2003
Eggs Coaxed from Stem Cells in Lab Dish

Scientists say they also developed into embryos

4/30/2003
Car Exhaust Chokes Sperm

Study finds traffic pollution slows sperm movement, vitality in tollworkers

3/27/2003
Sperm Smell Their Way to Egg

Researchers find olfactory receptors on these determined swimmers

3/26/2003
Men Provide a Pit Stop for Stressed Women

Male underarm odor also alters menstrual cycles, study finds

3/24/2003
Should Pregnant Women Eat Soy?

Rat study says chemical may cause sexual dysfunction in male offspring

3/21/2003
In Vitro Fertilization May Cause Bladder Defects in Babies

Rare urological problems cropping up in these infants

2/26/2003
Hormone Troubles in Teens Can Lead to Infertility Fears

More counseling needed to address concerns for these girls, study says

1/31/2003
Sperm Like It Hot

They're lured by higher temperature around the egg, study finds

1/23/2003
Study: IVF Babies May Have Eye Cancer Risk

Retinoblastoma study greeted with caution

1/16/2003
Key Found to How Embryos Take Hold

Protein discovery may lead to therapy for infertility, preeclampsia

1/14/2003
Gulf War Chemicals Linked to Testicular Damage

Reduced sperm production in veterans cited in Duke study

1/8/2003
Tamoxifen Helps Breast Cancer Patients Stay Fertile

Small study finds another benefit for the drug

1/2/2003
Statins Don't Seem to Harm Female Fertility

Hormone levels stay normal in young women taking cholesterol drugs

11/22/2002
Study Ties IVF To Rare Birth Defect

Leading researcher finds no cause for concern

11/12/2002
Biological Clock Extends Into Overtime

Study: No medical reason women over 50 can't have babies

11/11/2002
Sperm Quality Poorer in Rural Men

Farming chemicals may be to blame

10/17/2002
Endometriosis Study Yields Clue to Infertility

May explain why women with condition have trouble conceiving

9/16/2002
Age of Mom Not Risky for Twins, Triplets

The findings contradict conventional thinking

8/28/2002
No Coverage for IVF Leads to More Multiple Births

Having insurance tied to fewer pregnancies

8/14/2002
Surrogates for Sperm

Testicle transplant turns mice into mammalian sperm factories

7/31/2002
Sperm Test Offers Clues to Male Infertility

It can detect protein linked to defective sperm

7/3/2002
A Shot in the Arm for In Vitro Fertilization

New technique employs needle-free 'injections'

7/2/2002
Smoking Lowers Chance of Fatherhood

Tobacco may hamper fertility, study finds